Production Supervisor



Closing: November 30, 2019

Posted: October 25, 2019


Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job Department



Position Summary:

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Production Supervisor manages, organizes and controls the production of high-quality steel storage products in a safe and efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Ensure safety procedures are followed on an on-going basis
  • Participate in Operational Health & Safety Committee meetings
  • Conduct safety, quality and LEAN audits and investigations
  • Conduct training as required
  • Issue work orders to crew leaders; return and sign off work orders for closing
  • Union contract interpretation and administration
  • Assist administration staff with purchasing and material planning - daily
  • Ensure ISO 9001 standards are followed (ie: NCR’s, training).  Report any aspects of ISO violations.
  • Assist engineering with problem solving
  • Scheduling of production
  • Track production and report status daily
  • Participate in production meetings – daily
  • Coordinate with other departments such as Customer Support, Planning and Shipping to ensure a smooth transition from sales order to delivery
  • Complete an informal ISO quality audit of paperwork – bi-annually
  • Aid in disciplinary measures as required
  • Approve and organize employee vacations
  • Monitor and approve employee attendance records
  • Cross training of other branch staff as required
  • Assist in back-up coverage for other positions in branch as required
  • Other duties as assigned    

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Grade 12 education required
  • 4-5 years Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Supervisory experience in a unionized environment would be an asset
  • Knowledge of ISO procedures is an asset
  • Lean training or experience
  • CWB weld inspection/supervisor experience would be an asset


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Team Player

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